Proactive Risk Assessment of Surgical Site Infection in Ambulatory Surgery Centers

Exhibit 13. Probability of intervention reducing risk of surgical site infection (SSI) by multiple concurrent interventions at various reductions of noncompliance rates (25, 5

Event Event 30 Gate 239 Event 142 Event 659 Event 138
25% reduction in noncompliance
Event 30 Fail to prepare skin appropriately 0.0042 0.0038 0.0039 0.0040 0.0041
Gate 239 Antibiotics-related failure 0.0040 0.0037 0.0038 0.0039
Event 142 Staff not well-trained in infection control 0.0041 0.0039 0.0039
Event 659 Glove puncture 0.0042 0.0041
Event 138 Fail to remove watch/jewelry/fake nails 0.0042
50% reduction in noncompliance
Event 30 Fail to prepare skin appropriately 0.0040 0.0033 0.0035 0.0037 0.0038
Gate 239 Antibiotics-related failure 0.0036 0.0032 0.0033 0.0034
Event 142 Staff not well-trained in infection control 0.0038 0.0035 0.0035
Event 659 Glove puncture 0.0040 0.0037
Event 138 Fail to remove watch/jewelry/fake nails 0.0041
75% reduction in noncompliance
Event 30 Fail to prepare skin appropriately 0.0039 0.0027 0.0032 0.0035 0.0035
Gate 239 Antibiotics-related failure 0.0032 0.0027 0.0029 0.0029
Event 142 Staff not well-trained in infection control 0.0035 0.0030 0.0031
Event 659 Glove puncture 0.0039 0.0034
Event 138 Fail to remove watch/jewelry/fake nails 0.0039

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Internet Citation: Exhibit 13. Probability of intervention reducing risk of surgical site infection (SSI) by multiple concurrent interventions at various reductions of noncompliance rates (25, 5. Content last reviewed April 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/final-reports/stpra/stpraexh13.html